Fallen petals and wood mulch

Flowering trees have their own second season of Fall in the heart of Spring.

Like confetti after the parade has passed or the festive leavings of a wedding party, there’s something mildly melancholy about a scattering of petals. This is a picture of discards.

Sort of.

The brown mulch was purpose-made to nurture new life. The fallen petals will contribute as well. If you look carefully at this picture you will see a handful of new green shoots already emerging from this largesse.

Even when we are spent, we still have something to give.

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